Queer Beards Read in D.C. 9/21

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Attention all Bears and Cubs…

You are invited to a free, fun, and furry litBEARary event sponsored by
DC Bëar Crüe and Bear Bones Books.

Saturday September 21st @ 4:00pm
at the Green Lantern

Bear Bones Books are literary works that are written by and for members of the Bear Community.

The readings will be followed by a brief Q&A and book signing.

Speakers include:
~ Ron J. Suresha, author of FUR: THE LOVE OF HAIR
~ David Bergman, Lammy-winning author, Professor of English & Cultural Studies at Towson U.
~ Jeff Shaumeyer, author (aka Jay Neal) of WAKING UP BEAR
~ Charlie Hopwood, writer
~ Jordan M. Shu, writer

Author: Ron Suresha

Ron Jackson Suresha is an editor, anthologist, and writer. He is considered an authority on emergent queer masculinities, in particular the subcultures of gay and bi male Bears and of male bisexuality. For Ron's service to the bear community, he was named "Bear of the Year" 2008. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Suresha attended the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, 1976-8), where he studied creative writing, and Vista College (Berkeley, Cal., 1989-92), where he studied American Sign Language. For more than two decades, he has worked as a freelance proofreader for trade book publishers such as Shambhala Publications. He was married in October 2004 to Rocco Russo. He is also a licensed Justice of the Peace in Connecticut, an ordained minister, ULC, and a member of the New London Green Party. Nonfiction works include Bears on Bears: Interviews & Discussions; Bi Men: Coming Out (coeditor, with Pete Chvany); Bisexual Perspectives on the Life and Work of Alfred C. Kinsey (editor). His latest book is The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, jests, and donkey tales of the beloved Persian folk hero, published by Lethe Press.